Enterprise Resource Planning


Ohio University Signs Ciber To Help Build New SIS

Ohio University in Athens has awarded a 20-month contract to service provider Ciber to create a new student information system (SIS).

University System of Georgia To Install iStrategy Financial Data Warehouse

The University System of Georgia (USG) has chosen the iStrategy Solutions HigherEd Analytics Suite for statewide deployment to provide financial data warehousing and business intelligence at 32 colleges and universities. The application is pre-built specifically for the three enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems most frequently used by higher education: Oracle's PeopleSoft, Sungard Higher Education's Banner Unified Digital Campus, and Datatel.



MiraCosta College Wraps PeopleSoft Upgrade

California's MiraCosta College has finished the upgrade of several Oracle PeopleSoft applications with the help of service provider Ciber. The vendor said it divided the upgrades into two projects and completed both on time and on budget.

Dynamics Service-Pack Support Extended to 2 Years

Microsoft has extended service-pack support for its Dynamics products from 12 months to 24 months, the company announced Tuesday.

Bluenog Integrates Suite with Education Apps Including Moodle and Blackboard

Bluenog said it will extend Bluenog ICE, its suite of content management, portal development, and business intelligence software, to interface with educational support systems including SunGard Banner, Resource25, Sakai, Moodle, and Blackboard.

Carroll U Predicts Attrition with Student Retention System

After a year of use Carroll University in Waukesha, WI is seeing success with its implementation of Jenzabar's Retention Management Solution (RMS), a combination of software and professional services that allows institutions of higher education to target at-risk students and increase retention rates.

JICS 7.0 Gets Faster Interface, Advanced Customization

Jenzabar has released Jenzabar Internet Campus Solution (JICS) 7.0, an update to the company's portal solution or higher education. The new release includes performance improvements to the interface and new customization options.

Allegany College Consolidates Administrative Systems

Allegany College in Cumberland, MD has selected Datatel applications to consolidate administrative and fundraising functions. The college has licensed Datatel Colleague, which will replace a homegrown administration system, as well as Colleague Advancement.

Universities Revamp Admissions and Financial Aid Systems

Two University of Texas campuses--UT Dallas and UT Tyler--and two University of Wisconsin campuses--UW Stout and UW LaCrosse--have recently begun implementing Oracle PeopleSoft Campus applications.

ERP Helps Drive Enrollment, Staff Development at Houston CC

The Houston Community College System had been using a PeopleSoft ERP system since 1998, but it wasn't until last year that the third-largest accredited community college system in the United States upgraded its campus collaboration and Web presence to create one streamlined process.